Calcium’s CEO, Terrence M. Ryan, shared his thoughts on Google’s partnership with Ascension in a recent MediaPost article. Here’s what Terry had to say: Terry Ryan, CEO and founder of Calcium, a health data management platform that already pulls in information from wearables, apps, medical devices, healthcare providers, said the “P” in the HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) stands for portability, not privacy. The startup helps consumers access and control their health data. Ryan, in a conversation with Search Marketing Daily, said he believes Google will allow those who wear the devices to opt-out of allowing Google to use the data Fitbit collects and not share it with third-party vendors. Calcium has agreements with 16 major companies that feed data from more than 1,200 devices to its production app that consumers can download. The consumer decides which types of data will be used and which devices can access their health data. The consumers identify who — and which organization — can see the data. Ryan said the company is now signing its first set of business subscriptions with health care providers such as a hospital and doctors group. Read the full article at: https://www.mediapost.com/publications/article/343217/google-project-nightingale-demonstrates-intentio.html
Media Post: Google to analyze millions of healthcare records, demonstrates intentions for Fitbit data
Calcium | 11.13.2019
- Events 2
- Health Tips 22
- Insights 36
- News 44
Privacy & Cookies Policy
Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. These cookies do not store any personal information.
Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website.